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to of commerce secretary joining us on "after the bell" as an economic adviser to mitt romney. he will break down how the presidential candidate plan to create 12 million jobs. david: first, we'll tell you what drove the market with today's data download. a mixed bag with the of only index ending higher, telecom and consumer staples, the top performers, as we mentioned. russell 2000 was also higher. materials was the day's biggest lagger. adelle had been down more than 100 points in earlier trading. gold, do you see what happened? surging two of 5-month high on hopes of more action from global central banks when the print more money, more cash, more currency, the price of gold goes up. the precious metal pushed past $1,700 an ounce before falling ahead of the closed. manufacturing activity dropped for the third month in a row in august falling to 49. weak consumer spending, and the decline of business orders for large machinery. liz: in the pits of the chicago mercantile exchange. they are ready to duke it out in our street fight. let's start with larry at the cme. the first thing i saw this morn
, a professor of commerce and she was doing a study on the leadership -- and i was surprised to hear about this, there were looking to us for tips on how to revitalize small businesses, using tourism, and getting regional
the last few months that is a joint partnership with the chamber of commerce. goothere is someone at that desk now, a temporary person is that position is being filled, but the objection is to work with the event authorities on their contrasting needs, business to business needs, and seeing what we can do to fulfill those needs with our local and small businesses here in san francisco and also to work with the business community on what needs emotionally around america's cup. the one stock is open from 10:00 until 2:00, so if you are in that vicinity, please drop in. we have a staff member staffed there. 311 is staffed there as well, so we have city and a vent authority staff -- event authority staff to help fulfill needs. remember race days. i hope you are able to enjoy, take some time to watch the races. at the last meeting, jane gave you a presentation, so we will august 28 start doing some testing with clients and hope to have sometime in september, and i will keep you apprised of that. this grand jury did report on the arts commission. they have a program called the street ar
policy for the san francisco chamber of commerce. i have a letter for each us, stating the clam bers' strong support in the increase of tami medallions. the unmet demand for cabs in san francisco is well-documented and well-demonstrated. this need is only going to grow as the citis a population grows as our business continues it rebound and tourism increases. as anyone who visits or lives or works in san francisco will tell you there are not enough cabs on the street and with all due respect to the drivers because i believe what they are saying about their own reality, it's true in their cases, but as a consumer, and someone who lives here, as i do in district 9, and works in the city. i will tell you treasvirtually impossible for me to get a cab most of the time. so in representing the chamber, we want to convey to you the chambers' strong support and urge you to increase the number of medallions. >> thank you. next speaker. >> peter witt. >> good afternoon, mr. witt. >> with all due respect to the chamber of commerce, mostly impossible. what does that mean? we do have a dispat
spending and manufacturing have both weekend. the u.s. commerce department says that construction spending fell in july by the largest margin in one year. >> the new application helping of voters in this presidential season, who may be the best candidate for your bottom line? >> if you want a free parking past and you better have proof, the crackdown starting today in one east bay city. >> in the bay area, a cool down under way for tuesday setting a trend for the rest of the week. more mild weather, and dense f,, >> michelle, did you get outside today? >> i did. he went out and got me breakfast and coffee, isn't that nice? >> that is why you are a great team. we have to talk about the fact that summer is ending and labor day is officially the end of that and also they're selling, i kid you not, christmas cards at costco. >> already? >> four tonight we can have another sign that summer is on the way, more low clouds, low clouds along the shoreline kattegat. we love fog in the morning, we sure did this morning, mostly sunny inland except for a persistence layer of low cloudiness at the sunse
items through the stream of commerce. that was my recollection. >> i am not sure what your question is. supervisor wiener: that was the concern -- that was a concern that the department had expressed. but today, i am not hearing any kind of specific thing other than we have a concern about this and are willing to work with you. my question is, what is the department, in terms of what changes would have to happen, what is the department saying? >> the meeting we had last week, i interested the concerns to be in the fees. we're willing to work on the fees. we recently raised fees to give us some cost recovery relief. to lower the fees will not be a problem for us. in other financial impact on the city as a whole, but we're willing to work with you on that. we could sit down and hammer out the language so that some of the things that you mentioned earlier that every transaction has to be documented, that everybody is turned into the police on a daily basis -- we could work on a different schedule where there is 30-day reporting more 60-day reporting. we feel the need to have a hand in the
. what we're trying to do is increase commerce between the united states and other countries. what we're doing is debunk myths about the united states. so a lot of the not about politics per se. in term who we are reaching. there are over 5 billion mobile hand sets on planet earth. the average mobile penetration in developed country is about 116%. in developing countries, t about 70 or 0eu%. most of the people are using the hand sets to access social media platforms the state department publishes. we're reaching frankly large numbers of individuals the world around. there are about 2.4 the number is going to be three billion in the near future. what's also interesting to us is think about this from a development perspective and thinking about how, for example, sub-saharan africa or south-central asia are becoming connected how can the development programs can be more effective. how can we increase the health and well being. going above and beyond just traditional communication. glis you talk about gyre carats around the world and how you see their -- not all of them. exactly. we wante
: thank you. host: coming up, we will talk with the president of the chamber of commerce in charlotte, bob morgan in just a minute, but we also want to show you the convention center. this is where the media has gathered. all of the media will have workspaces in the convention center. the delegates could come over there. there are some shops, places to buy souvenirs and a lot of security goes into the convention center as well. it is not quite nearly as heavy as the times warner cable arena, but you can see the gifts that you can buy. the convention kicks off today. 16,000 hotel rooms have been built around the charlotte-area. 250 auto buses will be used to transport delegates. 15,000 members of the media, just like in tampa, and in that center, podium within the time warner cable arena, 20 miles of cables have been installed for cameras, four telephones, all of the different electronic needs within the convention. eight of the states in charlotte have delegations bigger than 160 delegates -- including california, texas, new york. 5500 delegates will be there. there are about 400 alternate
the way it garnered the support of the chronicle, the examiner, spur, the chamber of commerce, the labor council, surrounding businesses, and many surrounding neighborhoods and neighborhood groups. why? because it's a great project. and let's be honest. nothing about the merits of this project has changed since then. eight washington will revitalize a horribly underutilized stretch of the waterfront currently cut off from the rest of the city. the only thing that's changed is a group of people have forced this onto the ballot. this is disturbing to have a referendum on a a planning and zoning matter. we know how difficult it is to have a residential project from this city and to let a group of people stop a project is very serious, and this will have an effect not only on market rate... >> president chiu: thank you. next speaker. and again let me ask if there are members of the public that wish to speak, please line up. >> i am not one of the well-healed people. i got signatures on the ballot, and i didn't pay for them, no one paid me for them. i went out and i got them. you all are bein
have the head of the chamber of commerce and special guests next. ashley: today's winners and losers. ashley: commodities beat equities, bonds and the u.s. dollar public its second consecutive month the longest streak in the year. will the trend continue into september. sandra smith joins us with today's trade. sandra: that is the big question. where's the money going to go the rest of the year? commodities last couple months, is the money going to go into the car for the last two month? >> we will see a rally in commodities especially greens. they have the seasonal cycle will back and traders think a lot of quantitative easing there is no audit on the fed or anything so people think there's money going into the market. sandra: weaker u.s. dollar and higher commodity prices. oil 115 by the end of the year and $9, are these practical forecasts in your opinion? >> on the grain side it is. the job is turning through that hitting an all-time low but as far as oil, 115 is aggressive and you won't see that number without quantitative easing 3. >> precious-metals are heating up. gold has be
. construction spending fell in july from june by the largest amount in a year. according to the commerce department spending slipped 0.9%. you as automakers with strong sales in august. sales for general motors of 10% on year over year basis. ford rebounded with sales up 13% compared to year ago. chrysler topped estimates as sales rose 14% from last year marking that company's best august sales in five years. that is the latest from the fox business network giving you the power to prosper. [ male announ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special opsission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. serve >> will be a big week for europe. market's closing up and ashley webster has the details. >> it promises
of national index fell from july to august and fell short of economists' expectations. >>> the commerce department reports that spending in july fell by the most in a year as both the private and public sectors cut back on investment. >>> positive news about real estate. private real estate data core logic says home prices jumped 3.8% in the 12 months ending in july. the year-over-year increase was the biggest in six years, that's further evidence that the housing market is steadily recovering. >>> and netflix shares plunged nearly 10% this morning on the news that amazon to off aer movies from viacom and lion's gate and prime video subscription plan. this comes after the streaming and eun, back over to you. >> julia, thank you. >>> very common skin condition that nearly all people experience at one point in their lives regardless of age or ethnicity. dr. cheryl burgess joins us with more on the causes and the treatments. good to see you. start by explaining, what is dandruff and how do we get dandruff? >> most people see a flakiness and the flakiness is also associated with dryness, bu
for the convention. then the chamber of commerce of charlotte and the involvement of local business owners in the dnc. ♪ host: well, the democratic national convention kicks off today at 5:00 p.m. eastern time. first lady, michelle obama, and the mayor of san antonio are two of the featured speakers at the time warner cable a real not in an uptown charlotte. 400 alternates and 5900 delegates will be at the convention. 50% of the democratic delegates are women. here is the front page of "of the charlotte observer" this morning. -- first page -- front page of "the charlotte observer" this morning. the convention kicks off in at 5:00 p.m. we will go over the schedule in just a few minutes. "voters in the second term undeserved, country is worse off." a belief that president obama does not deserve election according to a new poll. voters say that the nation is in worse condition now than it was in 2008. they say that obama does not deserve reelection. that is the top line of this poll. that seems to be a constant theme in this morning's papers. are you better off? that is the question this morning for
, the investments we make and can only make together in the infrastructure that undergirds our commerce and our country, the roads, the clean water infrastructure and the like. the third one are the investments we make in research and development. >> right. >> the fourth one is a balanced and predictable rule of law and the fifth one is a rational immigration policy. i mean there are other ways to formulate that. but i think all of it points to the traditional disciplines that other generations had. right now i think too many of us want to be told we can eat cake and lose weight. we want all the benefits of being americans but we don't want to pay for them or pay attention. >> you sound like paul ryan when you say that. >> do i. >> rose: i means that's what the deficit is about. >> god help mement i don't want to sound like paul ryan. >> rose: you know what i mean. >> that we have a deficit and there are people saying we don't do something about a deficit that is fueled by the entitlement obligations that we have -- >> this is what a disagree with paul ryan. >> rose: tell me. >> they're not fue
downstream and the rivers were the essence of commerce. they were the avenues of transport. and, you know, jefferson himself sometimes wondered whether louisiana's fate was with the united states. so burr was simply, i don't know, if he was articulating or was simply letting people articulate what they thought their future might be because if you lived in new orleans in 1805, it took forever to get to washington, or new york, and you could well ask yourselves, how can those people in the east govern us? that was part of what he was up to. would he have waged war against the united states? i doubt it certainly. he only had 50 guys. and so, he didn't have a army he could wage a war with. he did hope that a war would break out between spain and the united states. so did andrew jackson. so did james wilkinson, by the way who really was the trader in this story. wilkinson for decades was on the payroll of the spanish government unbeknownst to his superiors in the u.s. army and the u.s. government. anyway, so burr's logic strikes us, perhaps, assuming that he did what he was alleged to have don
and commerce, a place where business and government work together and make great things happen. and this -- in this election, we are a city where americans have come together to move our country forward and make great things happen. [cheers and applause] we have always been that kind of city and. nearly half a century ago, when cities across the south and struggled to desegregate schools, charlotte came together across kitchen tables, black and white, families met and decided to break down barriers that had so long divided their children. because they did, they gave a generation of kids a chance to go to school together, to learn together, to recognize that there is no wall too high or too strong to be broken down if we do it together. [cheers and applause] i was one of those children. i learned what it's really meant to be judged by the content of one's character. i was born to a single mom. i was raised by her and my grandparents. they taught me to take pride in hard work. to take responsibility for my actions. to understand that an education could expand my mind and transfor
convention really enjoy chamber of commerce stuff. back to you. >> rob marciano is atlanta. 40% chance of rain which includes thunderstorms. what happens if it gets rained out and when do they have to make the decision? >> the problem for the democrats here is they have to make a decision very soon. i'm told that they might have to make it probably as soon as today pause of security and logistics and busing in tens of thousands of people will be expected to be at the stadium. and it is a logistical nightmare, they have earth wind and fire and mary j. blige in addition to the president's speech which they were hoping which would be four years ago without the columns. >> it's not earth, wind, fire and water, i suppose. >> no. >> i think it's pretty significant. a big decision. >> i agree. >> thank you, dana. let's take it back to zoraida in new york now. >> one week after hurricane isaac made landfall in southeast louisiana, thousands of homeowners are realizing the extent of the devastation there. not in new orleans but further west in laplace, where the anger level is rising as fast as
has prepared. followed by a charlotte chamber of commerce president, bob morgan. washington journal, 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. the political playbook profits facers a conversation -- features a conversation with the lorraine jarraett. she system with politico's mike allen. that is starting at 7:55 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> gavel-to-gavel coverage of the democratic convention starts tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. eastern. every minute, every speech allied on television and on- line. speakers include first lady obama and gillian castro. wednesday, elizabeth warren and former president bill clinton. thursday, vice president joe biden and president barack obama. >> this november, the torch will be passed again to a new generation of americans. with barack obama and for you and for me, our country will be committed to its cause. the work begins anew. the hope rises again. the dream lives on. >> i am from vermont. i support a visionary-inclusive america. looking forward rather than looking back. >> i support president obama for reelection because i believe we all need to reelect -- reinvest for h
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